Measles vaccinations rate at lowest point since 2008, study finds

Measles vaccinations rate dropped to the lowest rate in more than a decade. Pictured is a vial of the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine.

Measles vaccination rates dropped throughout the pandemic and hit the lowest coverage rate in more than a decade, says a new study published by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Although global measles vaccinations mostly improved from 2000 to 2021, the Covid-19 pandemic presented a setback in the efforts to eliminate the disease, according to the study published Wednesday.

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